Bears WR Allen Robinson cleared from concussion protocol, will play vs. Saints
After missing practice all week, Robinson is cleared and will play against the Saints.
The Bears will have wide receiver Allen Robinson against the Saints on Sunday after he cleared the concussion, the team announced Saturday.
“If he’s able to pass through it and everything is good to go, of course we want him to be out there,” coach Matt Nagy said Friday. “It’s kind of out of our hands.”
Robinson has been the team’s best offensive player the last two seasons and hasn’t missed a game since Week 17 of the 2018 season. He is eighth in the NFL in catches (44) and ninth in yards receiving (544). He has 26% of the targets, and no other Bears player has 30-plus catches or 240-plus yards.
Losing him would be a tough blow for an offense that ranks 27th in scoring, 29th in yardage and 24th in passer rating.
The Bears are already playing without center Cody Whitehair, who is out with a calf injury. They will start Sam Mustipher in his place.
Pass-rushing star Khalil Mack (ankle) was back Friday after missing two practices, and the Bears listed him as questionable.
Safety Eddie Jackson was limited much of the week with a knee injury, and running back Cordarrelle Patterson practiced Friday after missing two days. Both are expected to play Sunday.